DISABILITIES CATERED FOR BY SPORT:
CP Football is for ambulant athletes with Cerebral Palsy or an acquired brain injury, and is a team sport played as a recreational activity or competitively at club, national, regional and international level.
HOW DOES THE SPORT WORK:
CP Football was developed to allow individuals with Cerebral Palsy to participate in the World’s most popular sport. It comprises of 7 players in each team and a game of two halves of 30 minutes each. The goal of CP Football classification is to ensure all teams are fairly balanced. Each team of seven players must have at least one FT1 player on the field at all times and is not permitted to have more than one FT3 player on the field at a time.
FT1: Most severe impairment
FT2: Moderate impairment
FT3: Minimal impairment
HISTORIC PARALYMPIC REPRESENTATION:
Football 7-a-side has been contested at every Summer Paralympics between 1984 and 2016.
CONTACT PERSON IN SOUTH AFRICA IF YOU ARE INTERESTED:
Mr. Pule Joseph Lenong
Cell: 083 8000 200